Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Solidago flexicaulis L. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

John M. Schoeneker

John M. Schoeneker

John M. Schoeneker

Keir Morse

Mark Mittelstadt

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert Bierman
Family Asteraceae
Solidago flexicaulis L.
broad-leaved goldenrod, zigzag goldenrod
Solidago: from Latin solido, meaning "to make whole or heal" and a reference to the supposed, medicinal qualities of these plants
flexicaulis: flexible
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-48" tall forb; leafy stems zigzagging, mostly smooth below the inflorescence
Flower: head usually with 3-4 yellow rays; inflorescence both terminal and from the leaf axils in narrow, short clusters; blooms Aug.-Sept.
Fruit:short-hairy, dry seed on fluffy pappus
Leaf:broadly oval, sharply toothed, tapering quickly to short wide, winged stalk
Habitat: partial sun to shade; moderate moisture to dry; woods, forests; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Solidago latifolia L.

         
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